The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Xilinx products and/or services in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Xilinx over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are not representative of contractor rates within Xilinx, Inc.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Xilinx
UK
Rank 585 613 584
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -29
Contract jobs citing Xilinx 6 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.010% 0.016%
As % of the Vendors category 0.030% 0.023% 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 3
Median daily rate £700 - £325
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.43% -6.74%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £41.50 £44.50
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -6.74%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
20285 21980 23168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 45.35% 43.21% 45.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 12459 12911 13605
Median daily rate £420 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 762 875 1024
Median hourly rate £19.50 £22.50 £17.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% +29.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £52.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £22.50 £16.84
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +33.65%

Xilinx
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing Xilinx as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Vendors category.

Xilinx Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Xilinx
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Xilinx within the UK.

Xilinx Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Xilinx
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Xilinx within the UK.

Xilinx Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Xilinx
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Xilinx within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Xilinx Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

Xilinx
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Xilinx within the UK over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +44 5 £700 - 4
South West +19 2 - - 2
Gloucestershire - 2 - - 2
South East +22 1 - - 1
London - 1 £700 - 1
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -

Xilinx
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Xilinx also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for Xilinx.

1 13 (92.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (71.43%) VHDL
3 9 (64.29%) Firmware
3 9 (64.29%) FPGA Design
4 6 (42.86%) Altera
5 5 (35.71%) C
6 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
7 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
7 3 (21.43%) Subversion
8 2 (14.29%) Validation
8 2 (14.29%) Verilog
8 2 (14.29%) C++
8 2 (14.29%) Electronics
8 2 (14.29%) PVCS
8 2 (14.29%) Linux
8 2 (14.29%) Python
8 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
8 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
8 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
8 2 (14.29%) Mentor Graphics
8 2 (14.29%) QA
8 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
8 2 (14.29%) Lattice Semiconductor
8 2 (14.29%) Actel
8 2 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
8 2 (14.29%) DO-254
9 1 (7.14%) Digital Signal Processing
9 1 (7.14%) Signal Processing

Xilinx
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
1 1 (7.14%) RTP
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Subversion
2 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) PVCS
3 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) FPGA Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Firmware Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Design Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (21.43%) FPGA Design Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Hardware Design Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Design Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Digital Hardware Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (92.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 10 (71.43%) VHDL
3 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
3 2 (14.29%) Verilog
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) FPGA Design
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
3 2 (14.29%) Rapid Prototyping
3 2 (14.29%) Validation
4 1 (7.14%) Data Management
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (7.14%) Image Processing
4 1 (7.14%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.14%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.14%) PDM
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
4 1 (7.14%) Proprietary Trading
4 1 (7.14%) Quantitative Investing
4 1 (7.14%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C
2 2 (14.29%) C++
2 2 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
1 4 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) DO-254
1 2 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Altera
2 2 (14.29%) Actel
2 2 (14.29%) Lattice Semiconductor
2 2 (14.29%) Mentor Graphics
3 1 (7.14%) EMC